1984 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1984 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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Conference Independent
1984 record 3-7-1
Head coach Foge Fazio (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Joe Moore (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple Pro
Defensive coordinator Bob Junko (2nd year)
Base defense Multiple Front
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
« 1983 1985 »
1984 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Boston College           10 2 0
#11 South Carolina           10 2 0
Army           8 3 1
Rutgers           7 3 0
#17 Florida State           7 3 2
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
West Virginia           8 4 0
#18 Miami (FL)           8 5 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Penn State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Navy           4 6 1
Southern Miss           4 7 0
Pittsburgh           3 7 1
Tulane           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1984 college football season. The Panthers offense scored 178 points while the defense allowed 247 points. At season’s end, the Panthers were not ranked in the national polls. The Panthers had their first losing season since 1972.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 1 3:30 p.m. BYU #3 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA ESPN L 14–20   40,263
Sat. Sep 15 3:30 p.m. #15 Oklahoma #17 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ABC L 10–42   40,075
Sat. Sep. 22 1:00 p.m. at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 12–13   40,000
Sat. Sep. 29 12:30 p.m. at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) CBS L 10–28   58,032
Sat. Oct. 6 12:00 p.m. East Carolina Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA KATZ W 17–10   26,475
Sat. Oct. 13 12:00 p.m. at #17 South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC KATZ L 21–45   73,100
Sat. Oct. 20 12:00 p.m. at #9 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL USA L 7–27   32,872
Sat. Oct. 27 1:30 p.m. Navydagger Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA T 28–28   34,715
Sat. Nov. 3 12:00 p.m. at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) KATZ L 7–13   46,489
Sat. Nov. 10 12:00 p.m. Tulane Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 21–10   20,159
Sat. Nov. 24 1:00 p.m. at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) W 31–11   85,499
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

1984 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Foge Fazio – Head Coach
  • Joe Moore – Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
  • Bob Junko – Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
  • Dino Folino – Defensive Backs
  • Carmen Grosso – Tight Ends
  • Kent Schoolfield – Wide Receivers
  • Gerry Solomon – Defensive Ends
  • Don Thompson – Defensive Line
  • Ron Turner – Quarterbacks
  • Andy Urbanic – Running Backs
  Support Staff
  • Alex Kramer – Administrative Assistant
  • Bob LaCivita – Recruiting Coordinator
  • Curt Cignetti – Graduate Assistant
  • Hal Hunter – Graduate Assistant
  • Charles Jones – Graduate Assistant
  Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Buddy Morris – Weight Training Coordinator

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bill Fralic Guard 1 2 Atlanta Falcons
Chris Doleman Defensive End 1 4 Minnesota Vikings
Troy Benson Linebacker 5 120 New York Jets
Marlon McIntyre Running Back 8 218 Los Angeles Rams
Bill Wallace Back 12 319 New York Jets

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pittsburgh | 1972 | College Football Reference". Cfreference.net. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Pittsburgh | 1984 | College Football Reference". Cfreference.net. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  3. ^ "1985 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-11-07.